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Lecture: Misreading History with Richard Bulliet

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Lecture Details

Event Date4/28/2008
Event LocationCalifornia, USA
Event DescriptionMisreading History: What the West and Islam Can Learn from the Other. On April 28, 2008, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and Dr. Richard Bulliet, the acclaimed historian, captivated a capacity crowd at Columbia University with a stirring conversation presented by the Zaytuna Contemporary Issues Series.

Event Transcripts


SHY Book Recommendations made at this Event

Quotes Made at this Event

How to Read a Book - "Get the 1940 Edition" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization - "I think people should read this book." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
How to Read a Book - "He based the whole lecture on this text." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
How to Read a Book - "Mortimer Adler wrote a book called "How to read a Book". And it's actually worth reading. I would get the first edition, which is 1940, and there were several editions." -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
How to Read a Book - "

One of the most important books that I've seen in the English language.  It's a key to other books.  It really can help you read other books and it was written by somebody who learned how to read from a master reader. (Regarding the text "How to read a Book by Mortimer Adler")

" -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf
The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization - Note: SHY did a lecture with Richard Bulliet, where they discussed Islamo-Christian values. During this lecture, Sh Hamza recommended people to read his book.
How to Read a Book - Note: He based the whole lecture on this text.
What went wrong...here? -Shaikh Hamza Yusuf

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